Lot 76: ANCIENT LARGE URARTRIAN BRONZE CHARIOT DECORATION
October 23, 2016
Brooklyn, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Large Urartian Bronze Chariot Decoration, 1st millennium B.C.A large sheet copper decoration or very large armor belt having perforated edges on the long ends for attachment. The decoration consists of four registers of stylized Ibexes, each standing on all fours, some horned, some with mane, some plain. Separating are four panels of noded texture. One side border with a single, vertical column of ibexes flanked by two columns of concentric circles, flanked by two rows of double zigzag lines, inner side with another column of concentric circles and a small noded border on the three edges. Other side with one double row of zigzags, a row of keys and one concentric circle column, possibly shortened. Numerous creases, a few tears and some loss to the lesser end. A rarity, of unusual grand size ,Private Brooklyn, NY collection ,Size : 32in x 12 in 78 cm x 32 cm .